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Poster: snow_and_rain Date: Jul 31, 2011 8:03pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: "The Music is Hip in Central Park" - June 8, 1967

"Then a group called the Grateful Dead came on with electronically amplified variations on rock 'n' roll music."

Not even a set list exists for this free show in Central Park, as far as I can tell, but we do have this little clipping from The New York Times. Funny how of all the people they could possibly get a statement from, they quote Laird Grant, one of the band's first roadies.

This free show came amidst a six-night run at the Cafe au Go-Go in New York City. As far as I know, there are no recordings between the 3/18 show at Winterland and the 6/18 appearance at the Monterey Festival. Too bad. I wonder how many more Golden Roads, King Bees and Alligators we'd have if these recordings existed.

Enjoy!

[Thanks, AltheaRose, for the tip on inserting images! I'll try not to make you regret it.]

http://img692.imageshack.us/img692/4776/nyt19670609centralpark2.jpg

This photo is marked 1967-06-08, but is probably from the show at the Cafe au Go-Go that night.

http://img535.imageshack.us/img535/4794/19670608.jpg

Oh yeah, and this is Group Image! They opened...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=to0lUkvtHUY

This post was modified by snow_and_rain on 2011-08-01 03:03:39

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Poster: AltheaRose Date: Jul 31, 2011 7:36pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 'The Music is Hip in Central Park' - June 8, 1967

To embed photos, go to the image you want. Right click. Go to properties. Copy the url. It has to end with jpg or something like that.

Then go to this site:

http://www.allhtmlcodes.com/image_code_generator.php

Just follow the directions. It's easy ... you paste it, it gives you a code, you put that in your text. If I can do it, anyone can! (Oh no. You see how helpfully I've used this great skill. Secret Twins and all.)

Btw I can never see anything from Imageshack except a frog in an ice cube. Apparently you're supposed to register to see images, but there's no place to do that. I googled that, and apparently it's a problem specific to Imageshack ... lots of complaints about it.

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Poster: snow_and_rain Date: Jul 31, 2011 8:09pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 'The Music is Hip in Central Park' - June 8, 1967

That sucks about ImageShack.

Just for you...

Image and video hosting by TinyPic

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Poster: clementinescaboose Date: Jul 31, 2011 7:47pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 'The Music is Hip in Central Park' - June 8, 1967

oh, I'm gonna have fun with this...

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Poster: clementinescaboose Date: Jul 31, 2011 7:42pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 'The Music is Hip in Central Park' - June 8, 1967

Man, I never new Laird C. Grant was a member of the Grateful Dead, lol.

Best Quote - "'I'm a pothead' a young man said amiably, walking by with a kitchen pot on his head."

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Poster: user unknown Date: Jul 31, 2011 8:06pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 'The Music is Hip in Central Park' - June 8, 1967

http://image.allmusic.com/00/amg/cov200/dri400/i493/i49377gvo26.jpg


The Group Image: Actually part of a larger New York artist collective of the same name, the Group Image released one album, 1968's A Mouth in the Clouds. Heavily derivative of Jefferson Airplane (who also had a five-man, one-woman lineup), it also showed the influence of late-'60s harmony folk-pop-rock groups like the Mamas & the Papas. Despite wider exposure than many such bands, including coverage in Time magazine and being chosen to represent American culture at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City, the group's record failed to make the charts.

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Poster: JerseyMark Date: Aug 1, 2011 8:36am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 'The Music is Hip in Central Park' - June 8, 1967

http://tinyurl.com/4ycgznr

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Poster: snow_and_rain Date: Aug 2, 2011 8:58am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 'The Music is Hip in Central Park' - June 8, 1967

Your link requires a login, JerseyMark.

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Poster: reviewr Date: Jul 31, 2011 8:20pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 'The Music is Hip in Central Park' - June 8, 1967

Nice!